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Graphic of Massachusetts High Quality Professional Development Standards, with link to full standards. 1. HQPD has clear goals and objectives relevant to desired student outcomes. 2. HQPD aligns with state, district, school, and/or educator goals or priorities. 3. HQPD is designed based on the analysis of data relevant to the identified goals, objectives, and audience. 4. HQPD is assessed to ensure that it is meeting the targeted goals and objectives. 5. HQPD promotes collaboration among educators to encourage sharing of ideas and working together to achieve the identified goals and objectives. 6. HQPD advances an educator's ability to apply learnings from the professional development to his/her particular content and/or context. 7. HQPD models good pedagogical practice and applies knowledge of adult learning theory to engage educators. 8. HQPD makes use of relevant resources to ensure that the identified goals and objectives are met. 9. HQPD is taught or facilitated by a professional who is knowledgeable about the identified objectives. 10. HQPD sessions connect and build upon each other to provide a coherent and useful learning experience for educators.


Last Updated: May 4, 2015
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